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Operation Christmas Child Collection Week is Nov. 14-21

Operation Christmas ChildLocal residents will transform empty shoeboxes into gifts of hope filled with school supplies, hygiene items, notes of encouragement and fun toys during Operation Christmas Child's collection week of November 14 through 21.


2016 Russell Veterans Day Program Photos

2016 Veterans Day 1Russell's annual Veterans Day Program was held Friday morning at the Russell County Veterans Memorial next to the Russell Golf Course.


Boil Water Advisory Rescinded for Rush County Rural Water District No. 1

Boil Water AdvisoryThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has rescinded a boil water advisory for the Rush County Rural Water District No. 1 public water supply located in Rush County.


Pheasant, Quail Seasons Open Nov. 12

HuntersHunting prospects for the 2016-2017 upland bird seasons are better than they've been in years.


Students Compete at Kansas State ECO-Meet Competition

2016 ECO-MeetThe 18th Annual Kansas State ECO-Meet finals competition on November 3 at the Kansas Wetlands Education Center and Camp Aldrich was an exciting and hard-fought contest.


Final Russell County Results from Tuesday's General Election

Election DayVoters went to the polls Tuesday, November 8 to decide several local, state and national races. According to Russell County Clerk and Elections Officer Mary Nuss, 3,197 votes were cast in Russell County. That's an incredible 72.4 percent voter turnout.


Russell Men Repair, Replace Veteran Grave Markers

Larry Elsasser and Frank PeiranoRecently Larry Elsasser and Frank Peirano (pictured) have worked to repair or replace more than 800 Veteran and VFW Auxiliary grave markers within the Russell City and Lutheran Cemeteries.


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